The recession is causing construction contractors to branch out -- from subdivisions to road projects. And the market is now flooded, giving state more and lower bids to choose from.
Apr 10, 2009 The Washington Post
As business slows down, road construction contractors are slashing their prices. They're offering lower bids to states across the country for road work, leading many transportation officials to foresee more work able to be funded by the stimulus.
Mar 30, 2009 The New York Times
<p>Homebuilders have been removed from the language of a transportation funding bill that would have required developers to pay for new roads.</p>
May 13, 2008 Arizona Daily Star